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ABOVE: An Anne Frank commemorative postage stamp from 1980.


Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
This professional school has 18,000 students in 16 institutes. Its English pages have useful information on visa requirements, cost of living, etc. for foreign students in the Netherlands.

Universiteit van Amsterdam
The University of Amsterdam has a great deal of English-language information, although most of the university's curriculum is in Dutch.

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Since its beginnings in 1878, VU has emphasized "compassion with sobriety." Most programs are in Dutch, but the university does offer an International Business Administration degree in English.


International Student Network - Amsterdam
The ISN helps students at the Universiteit van Amsterdam find their way around the university and the city.

Primary and Secondary School

International School of Amsterdam
ISA has 800+ elementary and high-school pupils of more than 40 nationalities on a modern campus where English is the language of instruction. 

Student travel

For inexpensive accommodations geared to students, see our Amsterdam Hostels and Camping pages.

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